Finance

Program Description


This program is responsible for management of all financial operations for the City. Functional areas include:
  • Accounting
  • Budget
  • Customer Service
  • Information Services
  • Municipal Court
  • Purchasing
  • Tax
  • Treasury

Responsibilities


This division assists the City Manager and City Council in developing long range financial plans, and policies/procedures related to fiscal operations. Other responsibilities include oversight of the collection and processing of City revenues, ensuring the availability of funding to meet operational needs, managing banking activity within established guidelines, and administration of the City's investment portfolio pursuant to State law and the City of Kaufman Investment Policy.

Online Bill Payments


The City no longer takes credit card information over the telephone for utility bill payments please view our Online Bill Payment page.

On September 24, 2018, the City of Kaufman adopted a tax rate that will raise more taxes for maintenance and operations than last year's tax rate.  The tax rate will effectively be raised by 5.46%, and will raise taxes for maintenance and operations on a $100,000 home by approximately $27.69.

Finance Reports & Documents